Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

Milroy, J., Derry, K. L., & Dudgeon, P. (2020). COVID-19: Indigenous perspectives Impacts of historical, social, and cultural determinants of health.


Jill, Kate and Pat explore how the particular exposure of Indigenous communities to COVID-19 has highlighted existing inequities and human rights issues, especially in relation to health care and housing, and what the government should learn from this crisis.

What are the distinct vulnerabilities and challenges that the Indigenous community faces in the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the many inequities between different groups of people. Across the world, Indigenous peoples have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. This inequity has brought renewed attention to the social determinants of health and the need to address key human rights issues, such as access to housing and health care…